A Letter that You Wish Your Boss Would Write

Editor's note: This is a guest from Lisa H. (aka RunningBear) of Getting to Zen What makes my boss so great is that he treats his employees like human beings and not like resources that are there just to help him achieve his goals. Although he is my manager, everything that I do for him feels collaborative (even my performance reviews). ...

How to Be More You

Just be yourself and they will love you. How many moms have said that to their little boys and girls? What they should really say is just be yourself and screw everyone else because people will find ways to hate you no matter what you do. This is true in business and life. Happiness You want to be happy. That ...

Living Your Superpowers Manifesto

Today: There is someone out there who needs you. They expect you to help them with their problems. Their pain is great. They sit at their computer, staring at their screen, worried what to do next. They step away from their work wishing that they had you in their life. You have powers to change peoples’ lives.

Best of Work Happy Now 2010

2010 is almost over and it’s been a very memorable year. We’ve expanded our superpowers. We’ve found new ways to make people happy at work. We've found ways to take setbacks and use them make us stronger. You've hopefully taken your happiness to the next level and kept it there. I can't wait for 2011, but before we get there I ...

The Skillful Art of Salary Negotiation

Editor's note: This is a guest post from Lisa H. (aka RunningBear) is the founder of Getting to Zen. I liked this article because negotiating can actually be fun if you have the right tools and attitude. About 3 and half years ago I was in the awkward position of having to negotiate my salary for the position I currently hold. ...